Definition of twisted pair in English:

twisted pair

Syllabification: twist·ed pair


  • A cable consisting of two wires twisted around each other, used especially for telephone or computer applications.
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    • The standard in commercial installations and in new homes where data applications are likely to be found is a jacketed, unshielded cable that contains four twisted pairs.
    • As long as you have a choice, buy the twisted pair cables.
    • It is composed of a twisted pair of 20 gauge stranded, stainless steel conductors covered with black insulation.

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